The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.47% 4.78% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 30.23% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £110 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -66.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £110 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.88 £17.42
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -8.88%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.19% 15.81% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 10
Average daily rate £330 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £158 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.73 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -58.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Senior DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco